The National Geographic's Map Guide of the John Muir Trail is an indispensable tool for navigating one of the most famous trails in the United States. Expertly researched and created in partnership with local land management agencies, this product provides detailed topographic maps, interesting history, a waypoint table, information about resupply and bear safety, and key points of interest you will encounter along the trail. Formatted to meet your needs while navigating this breathtaking and remote trail, the maps within the guide are one-inch-equals-one-mile (1:63,360) making it easy to calculate distances. Each map page has a trail profile that shows the elevation changes you will encounter. Also, the John Muir Trail is highlighted and centered on each page so you can easily track your progress. The maps start at the northern terminus in Yosemite Valley and progress along the ridge of the Sierra Nevada, past Devils Postpile, and end at the highest point in the lower 48 on the top of Mount Whitney. Along the way you will pass through Yosemite National Park, Ansel Adams Wilderness, Devils Postpile National Monument, John Muir Wilderness, Kings Canyon National Park, and finally, Sequoia National Park and Mount Whitney. All proceeds from the purchase of National Geographic maps help support the Society's vital exploration, conservation, scientific research, and education programs. Lists points of interest, historical and local info, include regulations, permit info and where you can build a fire. Covers Yosemite National Park, Ansel Adams Wilderness, Devils Postpile National Monument, John Muir Wilderness, Kings Canyon National Park, and finally, Sequoia National Park and Mount Whitney.
SIZE: Folded = 4 1/4" x 9 1/4" Open = 37 1/2" x 25 1/4"
1 centimeter = 0.63 kilometers, 1 inch = 1 mile
Contour Interval - 100 ft
Approximate Scale - 1:63,360
Publisher - National Geographic, 2014
Pages - 17
- John Muir Trail Topographic Map Guide - 17 page guide with maps, a 21 day itinerary and everything else you need to plan a trip
- Updated & revised regularly
- Waterproof, tear resistant paper
- Detailed Elevation Profiles
- Includes important local contact info